Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fire Escape Cowl inspired by city images

I’ve been in a somewhat urban frame of mind since our weekend in New York. Walking on pavement for miles and seeing buildings with metal fire escapes zig-zagging along their walls. At Knitty City (see how even the shop’s name … Continue reading

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Two new patterns in Knitscene Accessories!!

Thrilled to see the new issue of Knitscene, Accessories 2013, with two of my designs in it! One is a cowl in four colors called Frequency Cowl. Most of theĀ patterns in this section of the issue have names that relate … Continue reading

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Zed’s edges, which are easier to stitch than saying “Zed’s edges” aloud

A new design of mine is in Interweave Knitscene Accessories, 2013! This issue is just out! It is the Zed Scarf. I like how the edge stitches are all the same color on one edge; they are all one color … Continue reading

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Trove from yarnday in New York

At least half the enjoyment of a day’s outing happens when you are back in the hotel room and you spread your new stuff out on the bedspread. Voila! Yarnday in New York produced these highlights. From bottom and working … Continue reading

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Art-ful knitting

Madison Square in New York is more than the green apron to the Flatiron Building. More than a well-loved and well-used community park. It is those things plus a setting for interesting public art. Right now the art installation is … Continue reading

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Yarn shops in New York

New York remains an American center for commerce and fashion. Rents are high. You might think little local yarn shops could not survive. Many do flourish. On a recent day with yarn-friends, we saw some of the rich variety. Starting … Continue reading

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Yarndate: New York

Here’s the recipe for a euphoric day out for yarn people: Invite great friends who also appreciate all things yarn, with stamina to walk, and non-stop conversation Choose an exhilerating destination: New York City Take the train Visit a lot … Continue reading

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